108 · ARL Statistics 2013–2014
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26, 27 Large incoming freshman class including full and part-time students.
8.a Increase due to additional positions created and hired. [Main Library]
9 Increase expenditures resulting from one-time funds used on several small projects. [Main
14 Library increased the number of Gateway courses taught in FY 2014. [Main Library]
19 The number of searches has dropped; this continues a trend we have observed over the past
several years. [Main Library]
20 The decline is due to retiring the federated search interface (EBSCO EDS). [Main Library]
Library branches included: OSU-Oklahoma City, OSU-Okmulgee, OSU-Tulsa, as well as the
Architecture Library, Curriculum Materials Library, and Veterinary Medicine Library on the
Stillwater campus.
Data from the Health Sciences Library are included in the figures reported.
7.a There was carry-forward from the previous year restricted to one-time purchases.
7.c Changes in source of funding for collection support (OSU-OKC).
16 Previous OSU-OKC director included directional transactions in reference for FY2013.
Directional transactions excluded for FY 2014.
19 The implementation of Discovery Systems is increasing the use of library databases.
20 Reduction in federated searches due to increasing use of Discovery Systems.
22 Reduction in print material requests through ILL is due to increasing availability of e-books/e-
Library branches included: Knight (main) Library; Architecture and Allied Arts Library; Global
Scholars Hall Library Commons; Mathematics Library; Rippey Library at the Oregon Institute
of Marine Biology; Science Library; UO Portland Library and Learning Commons. John E. Jaqua
Law Library data are included in the aggregated institutional totals in this publication, and they
are also reported separately in the Law Library publication.
7, 7.a Increased use of gift and endowment funds.
7.b Ongoing e-book subscription added.
7.c No longer includes ILS costs.
9 Last year’s expenditure was unusually high.
10 Health care; retirement; payroll taxes; roughly 5% miscellaneous, including bus pass, worker’s
compensation fee, etc.
11 Health care premium cost plus 30%.
14 Fewer sessions offered.
15 More group tours.
17 Overall circulation trend is down.
19, 20 Reports from vendors vary significantly year to year.
All figures are as of 04/30/2014.
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